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European issues are transversely covered by most of Ifri's centers and programs.

Some programs pay particular attention to these themes: the Study Committee for French-German relations (CERFA), the French-Austrian Center for European Convergence (CFA).

All European themes institutional, economic, citizenship, security are subject to specific studies and debates.

Dominique DAVID

Advisor to the Executive Chairman, editor-in-chief of Politique étrangère and co-director of RAMSES

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Claude-France ARNOULD

Special Advisor to the President for European Affairs 

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Éric-André MARTIN

Secretary General of the Study Committee on Franco-German Relations (Cerfa)

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Marie KRPATA

Research Fellow, Study Committee on Franco-German Relations (Cerfa) 

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Paul MAURICE

Research Fellow, Study Committee on Franco-German Relations (Cerfa) 

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24/11/2020
By: Marc JULIENNE, Richard Q. TURCSANYI, Matej SIMALCIK, Kristína KIRONSKA, Renáta SEDLAKOVA

This report is a result of a wide-scale study of public opinion on China in 13 European countries,1 conducted in September and October 2020, on the research sample representative with respect to gender, age, level of education, country region, and settlement density. Here, we focus on the...

16/11/2020
By: Richard Q. TURCSANYI, Matej SIMALCIK, Kristína KIRONSKA, Renáta SEDLAKOVA, Jiří CENEK, Andrej FINDOR, Ondrej BUCHEL, Matej HRUSKA, Adrian BRONA, Una Alexandra BERZINA-CERENKOVA, Mario ESTEBAN, Beatrice GALLELLI, Jelena GLEDIC, Peter GRIES, Sergei IVANOV, Björn JERDÉN, Marc JULIENNE, Tamás MATURA, Tim RÜHLIG, Tim SUMMERS

In September and October 2020, the Sinophone Borderlands project at Palacký University Olomouc conducted a wide-scale survey of public opinion on China in 13 European countries. The polled countries include: Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia,...

12/11/2020
By: Detlef PUHL

In the Aachen Treaty in 2019, Germany and France agree to deepen their "common program in defense matters" and to pursue a common vision in terms of arms export. These are the preconditions that will help consolidate a culture of common armed forces, common interventions, and European defense...

20/10/2020
By: David CAPITANT

In its judgment of 5 May 2020, the German Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe questioned the conditions under which the European Central Bank (ECB) had adopted a Public Sector Purchase Programme (PSPP), thus contradicting the position taken by the Court of Justice of the European Union...

15/10/2020
By: Laurence NARDON, (ed.) , Sofia BOURNOU, Jean-François BUREAU, Pierre GIRARD, André LOESEKRUG-PIETRI, Éric-André MARTIN, John SEAMAN, Mathilde VELLIET, Marion WELLES

As international relations are increasingly reorganized around the US-China rivalry, the tensions between these two great powers are shaping a growing number of sectors, and the exchange of sensitive technologies in particular. This is a critical issue for European companies today. <...>

13/10/2020
By: Sandra PARTHIE

Compared with other European countries, Germany’s management of the COVID-19 crisis has been efficient. Its health system has successfully coped with the challenge of the fight against the pandemic, the impact on employees has been mitigated thanks to allowances dedicated to furlough leave,...

28
Sep
2015
Monday 28 September 2015
at 17:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

The third Building Bridges workshop took place on 28-29 September 2015. This event included a discussion between experts involved in the project and Belgian citizens about the impact European integration had on Belgium and what citizens' expectations are for the future.&nbsp...

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25
Sep
2015
Friday 25 September 2015
from 09:00 to 10:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Nothing is going as predicted in the US campaign: the favorites of six months ago are struggling while radical candidates are making the front page.  On the right Jeb Bush polls third behind Donald Trump; on the left, Clinton is losing ground to Bernie Sanders.  What does this say...

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07
Sep
2015
Monday 07 September 2015
from 17:30 to 19:00 - Conférences

Almost all member states and EU institutions have included "EU reform" within their lexicon, but its definition differs from one actor to another. This event will focus on the debates over integration emerging from talks of "EU reform". <...>

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06
Jul
2015
Monday 06 July 2015
at 16:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

The second Building Bridges workshop took place on 6-7 July 2015 in Madrid. It was hosted by the Elcano Royal Institute. This event included a discussion between experts involved in the project and Spanish citizens about the impact European integration had on Spain and what...

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11
May
2015
Monday 11 May 2015
at 16:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

The first Building Bridges workshop took place on 11-12 May 2015 in Warsaw. It was hosted by the Polish Institute for International Affairs (PISM). This event included a discussion between experts involved in the project and Polish citizens about the impact European...

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27
Mar
2015
Friday 27 March 2015
from 09:00 to 14:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

This kick-off meeting allowed for each of the experts involved in the project to get to know each other and start exchanging on their national perspectives on the EU. It gathered 30 participants from all EU countries except for Malta. 

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29/01/2014
By: Vivien PERTUSOT,  in E!Sharp.

Last week, two major events took place in Europe: British Prime Minister David Cameron’s long-delayed speech on UK’s relation with the European Union and the 50thanniversary of the Elysée Treaty between France and Germany. Both illustrate two distinct, if not opposed, views of how the EU...

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